As we look back at one of the most entertaining F1 seasons, we list down some of the awesome facts which we witnessed since March this year.
1. 6 Champions on the starting Grid : 2012 saw 6 champions start the season out the 24 drivers. We had Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen, Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button & Sebastian Vettel.
Not only was there a possibility for one of these to clock another championship, we had the likes of … Read more
When VW started the Polo R Cup in India, it was thought to be an extension to the Polo brand ; but VW has been looking at the bigger picture.
The seeds sown last year are already shaping up well with the first Indian to benefit from the experience in the form of Pune boy Oshan Kothadiya.
He will race in the revered VW Scirocco R Cup 2012 in Germany.
The Polo R Cup in India has shaped well into … Read more
Cars : Krzysztof Holowczyc driving the only non Monster (Drink) colored Mini scored a win on stage 5. Not only he drove fast but gained more than 2 minutes on the overall leader Stephen Peterhansel.
Second was Robbie Gordon. Its a delight to watch the Hummer run fast through the vast deserts of South America. Peterhansel finished third and still is the overall rally leader.
Bikes : The dog fight is growing into an epic battle. Cyril Despres is back riding … Read more
Day 2 at the Dakar has been phenomenal for the front runners of the rally
Cars : The Qatari is back ; Nasser Al-Attiyah drove like wind to finish the stage fastest in his Hummer. Closely followed by a MINI was Stephen Peterhansel. He goes to the top of the standings with this win.
And how can we forget Robbie Gordon. The flamboyant drivers was at his best when he finished 3rd in the stage.
Two MINI’s followed Robbie with … Read more
The first day of the Dakar Rally 2012 rather started on a very sad note.
Within an hour of the start, Argentinian biker Jorge Boero who was running in his 2nd Dakar Rally crashed and suffered a cardiac arrest which turned fatal.
The organizers released a special statement even before the day ended and it made for a sad start for an event which is ever more popular in Argentina.